In India, ? – 19th century,
Nava-, or Nau-tánk, or -tánkí, Mar., Guz. ( ) also Guz. () A measure of weight, one-eighth of a sér in weight : it appears to be used also for the measure of capacity of the like value; see the preceding [navataken], both referring to the coin known as Tank, q. v.
H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 372.
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